People who have tried uninstalling Microsoft Office actually know that it is not one of the easiest and clean experiences in the town and often time they mess up in the process. If you want to uninstall a thing, you have to wipe it clean and Microsoft Office should be no exception. So if you are looking to uninstall Microsoft Office properly, you have come to the right place.
In this article, we are going to show you how to uninstall Microsoft Office properly from your system using simple steps.
Uninstall Microsoft Office Properly
Using Control Panel
Step 1: Go to the Windows search bar, type “Control Panel”, and hit enter.
Step 2: Click on ‘Programs and Features’.
Step 3: Now select the Office product, right-click on it and choose ‘Uninstall’.
Note: If you have the complete Office Suite then you have to search for the suite name and if you have individual apps, then search by the app name. In most cases, you can’t uninstall a single app if it is a part of the Office Suite.
Now just follow the wizard and prompts to uninstall the Microsoft Office from your computer.
If you tried the above method and didn’t see Office listed in your Programs and Features, then you could have a Microsoft Store installation type and then you’ll have to do stuff manually.
Step 1: Go to the Windows search bar and type PowerShell, right-click to Run as administrator.
Step 2: Now type the following command:
Get-AppxPackage -name “Microsoft.Office.Desktop” | Remove-AppxPackage
, and hit enter.
Wait for a few minutes for the process to be completed and then you have successfully removed Microsoft Office from your computer.
You can also verify it by entering the following command:
Get-AppxPackage -name “Microsoft.Office.Desktop”
, and hit enter. If it only shows a command prompt and nothing else, that is your confirmation.
Using Office Uninstall Support Tool
You can also uninstall Microsoft Office using the uninstall support tool.
Step 1: Download the Office uninstall support tool from the link given below.
Step 2: Upon the successful download, open the uninstall support tool.
Step 3: Now select the version of Office that you wish to uninstall. Then click on Next.
Step 4: Now follow all the instructions on the screen.
Step 5: The tool will ask you to restart the computer, restart your computer.
Upon the restart, the tool will re-open and complete the final steps to uninstall Microsoft Office properly. Just follow the remaining instructions and that is it.
So those were all the steps and methods to uninstall Microsoft Office properly on your computer. If you face any issues in any of the steps, feel free to reach out.